It is a different experience tour to the best well preserved two temples all over Egypt Dendera and Seti l temples with their own unique well preserved items which located in two old cities Dendera and Abydos .
Abydos is one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt , and also of the eighth nome in Upper Egypt . It is located 135 km from Luxor , Near the modern Egyptian towns of Al-Balyana , In the ancient Egyptian language , the city was called Abdju . It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt , the sacred city of Abydos was the of many ancient temples .
Dendera is a small town in Egypt situated on the west bank of the Nile , about 5 kilometers south of Qena ,On the opposite side of the river . It is located approximately 60 kilometers north of Luxor , It contains Dendera Temple Complex , One of the best preserved temple sites from ancient Upper Egypt .
– Pick up from your hotel or other
– Transfer by modern air conditioned private car
– Expert Egyptology tour guide speaks your language
– Entrance fees for all sights mentioned in the itinerary
– Bottle of water and snacks
-Wifi on board
-Any extra not mentioned
Around the clock on the time we mentioned our expert tour guide will pick you to start your tour experience
Start your trip by visiting Abydos about 135 km from Luxor about 2 hours . It is notable for the memorial temple of Seti l , Which contains an inscription from nineteenth dynasty known to the modern world as the Abydos King List , It is a chronological list showing cartouches of most dynastic pharaohs of Egypt from Menes until Seti l’s father , Ramesses l.
Then drive to Dendera which located about 60 km north of Luxor To visit the unique Dendera Temple which contains the Temple of Hathor , is one of the best preserved temples , if not the best preserved one , in all of Upper Egypt . The whole complex covers some 40.000 square meters and is surrounded by a mud brick wall . The present building dates back to the times of the Ptolemaic dynasty and was completed by the Roman emperor Tiberius , but it rests on the foundations of earlier buildings dating back at least as far as Khufu but it was the Pharaoh Pepi l who built the temple , It was once home to the celebrated Dendera Zodiac , Which is now displayed in the Louvre in Paris . There are also Roman and pharaonic Mammisi , ruins of a Coptic church and a small chapel dedicated to Isis , dating to the Roman or the Ptolemaic epoch .
After finishing back to Luxor .
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